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Forum: Fly Rods Today, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 40
Posted By mysticm
Re: NRX 8'8" 3wt. LP ?

I played with the NRX LP 8'8" 3wt for a week-end last Fall. I compared it head to head with the Hardy Zenith 9' 3wt, so my comments are relative:
Fly Line: The NRX LP loved the Mastery Trout WF3F,...
Forum: Fly Lines and Tippets etc. Classifieds Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By mysticm
Re: A bunch of Fly Lines (Wulff, SA, Rio & SAGE)

Thanks, you should buy some :)
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-14-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By mysticm
Re: Monster on my 2wt

Its probably the lack of exercise, high sugar diet, easy access to cheap un-healthy fast food and irresponsible parents ;)
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-12-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By mysticm
Re: Dry Fly Fix - A pictorial

Thanks everyone, I can't wait to get back there in the fall.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By mysticm
Dry Fly Fix - A pictorial

Finally got the chance to shake off the winter blues last week-end. Took the family camping and only fished dries to some willing natives. In series - the campsite, the flies I tied and used & some...
Forum: Fly Reels 04-12-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 329
Posted By mysticm
Re: Galvan Rush Light, Nautilus FWX, Hardy UltraliteDD

I have the Ross Evo LTs, Galvan Torque and also the Nautilus FWX reels on my other rods, but for my Zenith the older Orvis Battenkill II in the gold finish suits my eye fine. The balance on the 10'...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 04-10-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By mysticm
Winston Boron II T 480-4: Mint Condition

A few months ago, I purchased both the 486-4 and the 480-4 versions of this series. After fishing both of them side by side for 2 days, I have decided to keep the 486-6 and offer the 480-4 for sale....
Forum: Fly Lines and Tippets etc. Classifieds 04-10-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By mysticm
A bunch of Fly Lines (Wulff, SA, Rio & SAGE)

I went through a stage of buying a variety of lines to match them against specific fly rods. I finally completed that process, so the extras are being sold as follows. Most all the lines are...
Forum: Southern U.S. 03-25-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By mysticm
Re: Heading to Smokies - Places to fish with kids

If you are based in Sevierville, I second the suggestion to fish the delayed harvest waters between Pigeon forge and Gatlinburg. Your kids will have a great time. If you tie flies, plan on using some...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By mysticm
Re: North Carolina last minute

Justin-
I can offer some input since I fish there at least 3 or 4 times a year.
Option 1:
You can stay at Bryson City or Sylva, NC. Both cities have many motels and hotels in a wide range of...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-03-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By mysticm
Re: Orvis Superfine Touch and Hardy Zenith

Most of my rods fall in the moderate action genre, since I find that action to suit my casting style well. Specific to your question, I have the current Superfine Touch 490-4, an older Far & Fine...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By mysticm
Re: Colorado Guide Reco..

Thanks everyone...great recommendations! I will share with my Buddy and he can decide what he wants to pursue.
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By mysticm
Colorado Guide Reco..

A close friend of mine is visiting Breckenridge in June & was interested in fishing for a couple of days. Does anyone have any recommendations for a good guide in the area?

Thanks
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-03-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By mysticm
Re: Jig Hook Paterns?

On jig hooks, I tie the nymphs 'in the round'…that way the orientation of the body parts does not matter. If you don't want to do this, then you could tie the pattern such that the wing case is on...
Forum: Entomology 02-03-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By mysticm
Re: Black quill, blue quill or BWO?

Agree that its too early for the Blue Quills....based on the size and appearance I would think it is a BWO...tough to tell from the perspective. Inspired me to tie some quills for the upcoming spring...
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-03-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By mysticm
Re: Hard....to be a guide UPDATE

Oops...thats why I should not spend time on the forum during working hours...I committed the typical corporate error of not reading the original message fully before responding :o
Forum: Fly Lines 02-03-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By mysticm
Re: Line for Sage VPS

I used to have a 4 wt VPS light and found the Sci Ang Mastery Trout to be a perfect fit. If your Gold is the previous version, then it will be a great fit as well. I have read on this forum that the...
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-03-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By mysticm
Re: Hard....to be a guide UPDATE

Good luck JP!, Maybe you can use all the advice you are giving me for Gerlos as an example of your guiding skill ;)
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By mysticm
Re: For Sale Thoughts

I have been a member here for a few years and having a hectic full time job and 2 young kids precludes me from posting frequently. I have bought and sold quite a few things here. Interestingly some...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,106
Posted By mysticm
Re: Getting Remarried Today!

Larry, Heartiest congratulations! Wish you and your wife all the happiness and success in the next phase of your life's journey.
Forum: Fly Lines 01-29-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By mysticm
Re: Mastery Textured vs. Airflo Ridge Nymph line size

I have both the SA Textured Trout WF4F and the Airflo Tactical Ridge WF4F & they use totally different polymer & surface texture technology approaches.

In terms of feel on my Scott G2, I found the...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 01-17-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By mysticm
Re: Extras - Galvan, SAGE, Hardy, Orvis & Granger

The Galvan site states - WF6F + 100 yds of 20lb backing.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-15-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By mysticm
Re: Midge hooks and the Davidson

I forgot to include this in the first post, do not use bright colored indicators on the D. I use the New Zealand wool indicators for all my midge fishing because the wool lands pretty softly and...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-15-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By mysticm
Re: Midge hooks and the Davidson

Here is what has worked for me -

Midges Pupae (Black, Red and Olive) 20 - 24
Midge Adult (Black and Olive) 20 - 24
Streamers (Black and Olive) 8 - 10

Midge Pupae were tied on Tiemco heavy...
Forum: Fly Lines 01-14-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,614
Posted By mysticm
Re: fly line color - curious, don't want to argue

Here is what I believe and follow in my fishing:
1) Most streams / rivers have a bunch of debris floating on the surface, so I do not think that the shadow of the fly sitting in the meniscus is the...
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